Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – Major League Baseball has a total of 13 games on the schedule for Thursday. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for each contest.
In the American League, the featured game of the day has the Detroit Tigers hosting the Oakland Athletics at 1:05PM ET (View Matchup). The Tigers have Anibal Sanchez on the mound to face Tom Milone of the A’s. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Tigers are the favorite to win this game, as they have odds of -135 to win, while the A’s have been given odds of +125. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8.5 runs. Detroit is 79-69 overall and 45-28 at home while Oakland is 84-64 overall and 40-33 on the road. Detroit has won four straight over Oakland.
In the National League, the featured game has the Washington Nationals hosting the Los Angeles Dodgers at 7:05PM ET (View Matchup). The Nationals have Ross Detwiler on the mound to face Chris Capuano of the Dodgers. According to oddsmakers, the Nationals are favored to win, as they have odds of -135, while the Dodgers have a money line of +125. The over/under total has been set at 8 runs. Washington is 90-58 overall and 45-28 at home while Los Angeles is 77-72 overall and 37-37 on the road. The Dodgers have won six of their last seven over the Nationals.
For odds and goal totals for each of Thursday’s games, see below.
2012 MLB Odds for Thursday, September 20
901 Houston Astros +210 (8) (Norris)
902 St. Louis Cardinals -230 (Garcia)
903 Cincinnati Reds -180 (N/A) (Cueto)
904 Chicago Cubs +170 (Berken)
905 San Diego Padres +105 (9.5) (Richard)
906 Arizona Diamondbacks -115 (Skaggs)
907 Colorado Rockies +155 (8) (De La Rosa)
908 San Francisco Giants -165 (Zito)
909 Milwaukee Brewers -115 (7.5) (Fiers)
910 Pittsburgh Pirates +105 (Rodriguez)
911 Los Angeles Dodgers +125 (8) (Capuano)
912 Washington Nationals -135 (Detwiler)
925 Philadelphia Phillies -120 (8) (Cloyd)
926 New York Mets +110 (Hefner)
913 Minnesota Twins +120 (9.5) (Vasquez)
914 Cleveland Indians -130 (Kluber)
915 Oakland Athletics +125 (8.5) (Milone)
916 Detroit Tigers -135 (Sanchez)
917 Toronto Blue Jays +220 (9.5) (Laffey)
918 New York Yankees -240 (Hughes)
919 Boston Red Sox +182 (7) (Buchholz)
920 Tampa Bay Rays -195 (Price)
921 Chicago White Sox -105 (8.5) (Liriano)
922 Kansas City Royals -105 (Guthrie)
923 Texas Rangers +110 (7) (Darvish)
924 Los Angeles Angels -120 (Greinke)